CES 2009 : CES’s ending is nearly upon us, and we have some final things to post. Memorex has announced that a brand new Blu-Ray Player, MVBD-2520, that will have the new Blu-Ray Profile 2.0; which includes BD-Live, allowing owners to access additional content on the internet from the player via the player’s Ethernet port
It also has the functionality that upconverts standard-definition material to several HD resolutions, including 720p and 1080p; and it can play a multitude of formats:
Audio playback features include Dolby Digital, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, DTS, DTS-HD High Resolution Audio decoding and bit stream output, as well as Master Audio bit stream output. The player is compatible with a wide range of audio and video formats including Blu-ray Disc (AV format), DVD-Video, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 AVC (H.264), VC-1, VCD, SVCD, JPEG, BD-ROM,DVD-ROM, DVD-R/-RW, DVD+R/+RW, CD-ROM, and CD-R/-RW, as well as WMA and MP3 files. This player also supports SD Card and USB 2.0.
It will ship in early summer of 2009, with a retail price of $199.99.